How to Photograph Food
Whether for a passing interest or bringing back your Instagram game, the following food photography tips from William Schoellkopf will surely give you command over capturing the best moments spent with food:
PHOTOGRAPH FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE:
Pictures that are taken from a normal angle, a 45o slant or directly above, tend to be ordinary that it could sometimes lead to being boring. Try to photograph it at a lower angle, giving some altitude to the food that will make it a lot apparent for the target audience.
MAKING IT TIGHT:
Tightly cropping the photograph is essential if the subjects are shot in close-ups, especially when taking pictures of food. Minute features of the food should be visibly captured, that is why cropping is done to make it more attractive and tempting. Cropping the picture will make the image larger, giving a bit of recognition to the food's texture and color.
DO NOT OVERDO IT:
Overdoing your picture with props will not do you and the food any good. You have to remember to keep it simple and tone it down with regards to the use of props. It is necessary to just use appropriate ones, and focus on the main subject, which is the food.